Author, Activist, Academic - Tony Birch
Tony Birch's novels have received great acclaim, being shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award and winning the Victorian Premier's Literary Award. He skillfully weaves issues and themes that effect indigenous people with creative storytelling that stays with the reader long after the book is finished. His most recent novel, The White Girl explores the devastation of indigenous children being taken from their families.
Tony is a frequent contributor to the local and national ABC radio he is politically active in climate change and Indigenous Title movements. In 2021 he will release a collection of poetry, Whisper Songs and a collection of short stories, Dark As Night.
Thursday 19 August
6.00pm - 8.00pm